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Gas price to rise from October 1

Gas price hike will take effect on October 1 in Hangzhou, except Xiaoshan, Fuyang and Yuhang districts. The Hangzhou Price Bureau made the decision after a public hearing on June 24. The current price of 2.40 yuan (US$0.39) per cubic...

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Wall paintings attract villagers, tourists alike

Some walls in Maofan Village, Jiande, a county-level city west of Hangzhou, have been painted with pictures depicting folk tales. The paintings were made by students of China Academy of Arts to enhance the village’s appeal to tourists. Source: Hangzhou...

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Pollution damages skin, study finds

Zhou Yuan has had sensitive skin all her life, she says. But living in Hangzhou, capital of eastern China’s Zhejiang province, has made it worse. She suffers from scruffy, itchy and reddish skin, because of the smog in her city....

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Western eateries spring up in creative parks

ABOUT a decade ago a bunch of designers opened Metoo Cafe in a creative park. It started a trend that in subsequent years led to more Western restaurants opening inside newly established creative parks. These Western-style eateries and their strong...

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439 suspects detained for polluting rivers

Zhejiang police detained 439 suspects in the first seven months of this year for discharging waste into rivers. Meanwhile, 2.7 billion yuan (US$422 million) was invested across the province to treat polluted rivers and 383 kilometers of foul-smelling rivers have...

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